## 2 H2S (g) + 3 O2 (g) → 2 H2O (ℓ) + 2 SO2 (g)

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## Stoichiometry

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 H2S            Mass: g or Gas Volume: L O2             Mass: g or Gas Volume: L H2O            Mass: g SO2            Mass: g or Gas Volume: L Heat Released: kJ

## Enthalpy of Reaction

[2ΔHf(H2O (ℓ)) + 2ΔHf(SO2 (g))] - [2ΔHf(H2S (g)) + 3ΔHf(O2 (g))]
[2(-285.83) + 2(-296.83)] - [2(-20.17) + 3(0)] = -1124.98 kJ
-1,124.98 kJ     (exothermic)

## Entropy Change

[2ΔSf(H2O (ℓ)) + 2ΔSf(SO2 (g))] - [2ΔSf(H2S (g)) + 3ΔSf(O2 (g))]
[2(69.91) + 2(248.11)] - [2(205.77) + 3(205.03)] = -390.59 J/K
-390.59 J/K     (decrease in entropy)

## Free Energy of Reaction (at 298.15 K)

From ΔGf° values:
[2ΔGf(H2O (ℓ)) + 2ΔGf(SO2 (g))] - [2ΔGf(H2S (g)) + 3ΔGf(O2 (g))]
[2(-237.18) + 2(-300.19)] - [2(-33.05) + 3(0)] = -1008.64 kJ
-1,008.64 kJ     (spontaneous)

From ΔG = ΔH - TΔS:
-1008.53 kJ     (spontaneous)

## Equilibrium Constant, K (at 298.15 K)

5.1989464395e+176
This process is favorable at 25°C.

## Reference(s):

Ebbing, Darrell D. General Chemistry 3rd ed.; Houghton Mifflin Company: Boston, MA, 1990; pp 224, 226-7.